Asked May 14, 2021, 10:01 AM EDT
El Paso County Colorado
Bouncing bet can definitely be a problem due to its aggressive spreading nature. Continued pulling/digging may eventually eradicate it, but you will definitely acheive faster results with an herbicide.
Glyphosate is the most commonly recommended herbicide that is also easy for homeowners to get. Spray it on while it is in active growth (now). Make to to use cardboard as a spray guard to avoid spraying desirable plants, as glyphosate is non-selective and can affect anything. The sheets below give some other herbicide possibilities if you are able to get more specialized herbicides.
Without a photo of the weed in the boraginaceae, I am unable to give a proper ID or advice on that one.